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desperation

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  • nounhopelessness
  • nounrashness
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Synonyms for desperation

noun hopelessness
  • agony
  • anguish
  • anxiety
  • desolation
  • despair
  • discomfort
  • fear
  • gloom
  • grief
  • heartache
  • melancholy
  • misery
  • pain
  • sorrow
  • unhappiness
  • concern
  • dejection
  • depression
  • despondency
  • disconsolateness
  • distraction
  • distress
  • pang
  • torture
  • trouble
  • worry

Antonyms for desperation

  • cheer
  • comfort
  • contentment
  • delight
  • ease
  • happiness
  • health
  • joy
  • joyfulness
  • peace
  • pleasure
  • relief
  • advantage
  • calm
  • cautiousness
  • collectedness
  • confidence
  • peacefulness
  • security
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to desperation

depression

noun. low spirits; despair
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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